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This is why lots of young people and adults were running, walking and hiding all over West Lancashire on Saturday

On Saturday 25th January 2020 more than 700 Scouts and Explorers supported by over 100 adult volunteers descended on Farmer Ted’s to take part in Operation Moonlight. Operation Moonlight is similar to a game of manhunt but over a very large area. The teams of Scouts and Explorers have to successfully navigate from a ‘mystery’ start point to the end

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Club bowling for joy with £1,000 cash gift

An Ormskirk bowling club will benefit from improved groundskeeping equipment after receiving a £1,000 donation from a Lancashire housebuilder.  The donation comes courtesy of Persimmon Homes Lancashire’s Community Champions scheme which invites local groups and charities to bid for cash, with two donations of up to £1,000 being made locally each month. Mere Brow Bowling Club, which is located behind

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Help Police officers this winter and reduce the risk of becoming a victim of crime

Lancashire Police are asking local people to lend officers a helping hand this winter by taking simple steps to reduce the risk of becoming a victim of crime. The Helping Hand campaign launched on Monday 9th December 2019 and aims to encourage people across Lancashire to do their bit in keeping our county safe, offering a helping hand to the

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Local driving school set to take part in Children in Need national relay

You may have seen spotty cars all over West Lancs recently and wondered what it is all about. Well, local driving school OOOSH! are taking part in the Big Learner Relay for Children in Need. On Thursday they will form a convoy to Southport with a yellow children in need roof box and their learners will drive some of the

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Family share details of Barbara Berry’s funeral

The funeral of Barbara Berry will take place on 7th November 2019 12:40pm at Southport Crematorium.  There will be a gathering afterwards at The Green Room in Ormskirk. Anyone who wants to remember Barbara is welcome.  Family flowers only please. The family have requested any donations to be made to Brake the road safety charity.  https://www.brake.org.uk/donate The family of Barbara send

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Eyes to the skies as Draconids meteor shower set to light up West Lancs

West Lancashire will get to see the Draconids meteor shower which will light up the night sky tonight and tomorrow. With large parts of the UK set to remain clear for the next few nights, stargazers should be able to catch a glimpse of the celestial event before clouds move in later into the early hours. The October shower is

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Police appeal for information about missing local teenager Tasharn AMU, last seen in Southport

Local Police Officers are currently seeking the whereabouts of a vulnerable child called Tasharn AMU. She was last seen in the Southport area but currently lives in West Lancashire. She was last seen on Friday 30th August at approximately 6.50pm, on Chapel Street, Southport. She does have links to the Greenwich area of London and police think she could have

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